Direct Line Insurance Group Share Price (DLG)

274.75 -6.75 (-2.40%) delayed: 4:02PM GMT
Bid price 274.70 Open price 284.00
Ask price 274.80 Prev close 281.50
High price 285.80 Spread 0.04%
Low price 273.60 Volume 6,230,383

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Direct Line Insurance Group Share Price Information

Name Direct Line Insurance Group Epic DLG
Sector Nonlife Insurance ISIN GB00B89W0M42
Activites Direct Line Group is a retail general insurer with leading market positions in the United Kingdom, a strong presence in the direct motor channel in Italy and Germany and a focused position in UK SME commercial insurance. The Group operates under highly recognised brands such as Direct Line and Churchill and is comprised of five primary segments: motor, home, rescue and other personal lines, commercial and international. In the UK, Direct Line Group utilises a multi-brand, multi-product and multi-distribution channel business model that covers most major customer segments for personal lines general insurance. The Group also has a focused presence in the commercial market. The Group occupies leading market positions in terms of in-force policies and has the most highly recognised brands in the UK for personal motor and home insurance including Direct Line and Churchill. Other primary Direct Line Group brands include Privilege and Green Flag; NIG, a provider of insurance solutions to UK SMEs and Direct Line For Business ('DL4B'), the Group's direct commercial brand. The Group is also a major provider of insurance through a number of strategic partnerships. In Italy and Germany the Group operates under the Direct Line brand. Index FTSE 100

Direct Line Insurance Group Key Numbers

Latest Share Price (p) 274.75 Net Gearing (%) 68.63
Market Capitalisation (£m) 4,180.50 Gross Gearing (%) 76.33
Shares in issue (m) 1,500.00 Debt Ratio 76.33
P/E Ratio 13.34 Debt-to-Equity Ratio 1.00
Total dividends per share (p) 12.60 Assets / Equity Ratio 4.23
Dividend Yield (%) 0.00 Price to book value 1.50
Dividend cover (x) 1.54 ROCE 0.24
Earning per share (p) 20.90 EPS Growth (%) 69.92
52 week high / low 307.00 / 219.30 DPS Growth (%) 57.50

Direct Line Insurance Group Director Deals

Dec.Date Type Director Pos No. of Shares
30/10/2014 BUY John Reizenstein FD 46
06/10/2014 BUY John Reizenstein FD 41
22/09/2014 BUY Paul Geddes CEO 4,510
22/09/2014 BUY John Reizenstein FD 1,676
22/09/2014 BUY Clare Thompson NED 1,560

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Direct Line Insurance Group Company News

07:22 31/10/2014

Direct Line gross written premiums fall

Insurance group Direct Line's gross written premium for ongoing operations fell by 5.0% in first nine months of the year. The group said this reflected lower gross written premium in Motor and Home, partly offset by growth in Commercial. Group (the "Group") continued to make progress in the...

07:12 31/10/2014

FLASH: Direct Line gross written premiums fall

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07:00 31/10/2014

2014 Third Quarter Interim Management Statement

/* */ RNS Number : 7745V Direct Line Insurance Group PLC 31 October 2014    Interim Management Statement for Direct Line Insurance Group plc for the third quarter and the first nine months of 2014   31 October 2014   Direct Line...

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Direct Line Insurance Group Share Price Discussions

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Direct Line Group (DLG)

Direct Line Group website Financial Calendar Recent Broker Notes Barchart Indicators Recent Market news Direct Line Group(DLG) Fundamentals Direct Line Announcement of Offer Price The offer price has been set at 175...

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Direct Line (DLG)

Direct Line has come to the market with a prospective yield of around 7%. Further tranches of shares are due to be released in 2013 and 2014.

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DELLING, Boring Miserable Swedo Company, But is it Cheap?. (DLG)

The answer to that I believe is... Its going cheap at the moment and there looks to be considerable upside from its present price of circa 10p. Ive had it on the watchlist for the last 6 months and it continues to do deal after deal but nobody notices . Plenty more room for acqusitions...

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